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Minaret of ancient Aleppo mosque destroyed
Syrian rebels and regime trade blame for destruction of Umayyad mosque in Aleppo's UNESCO-listed Old City.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 02:45 GMT
Syrian general defects from army
YouTube video purports to show logistics chief planning his defection from Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2013 05:45 GMT
'Many killed' in Syria car bombings
At least 19 Syrian forces killed in two bombings targeting military compound in city of Palmyra, activists say.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2013 00:44 GMT
Ancient souk burns as fighting rages in Syria
Hundreds of shops destroyed at UNESCO world heritage site in Aleppo's Old City, as deadly violence continues.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2012 19:57 GMT
Syrian forces attempt to crush army deserters
Government troops storm city of Rastan, as growing numbers of army deserters pledge 'to protect peaceful protests'.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 16:39 GMT
Syrian tanks storm strategic town of Rastan
Government troops enter restive town near Homs amid heavy gunfire, residents say, as crackdown on protests continues.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 11:07 GMT
Syrian unrest blamed on foreign intervention
Foreign minister tells UN that President Assad had to shift priorities from reforms to containing external conspiracies.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2011 04:00 GMT
Online activists hack official Syrian sites
Several government websites defaced by Anonymous, as crackdown on protests in Homs and elsewhere continues.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2011 09:01 GMT
Official Syrian sites hacked
Several government websites hacked by Anonymous, as crackdown on protests in Homs and elsewhere continues.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2011 02:41 GMT
Syria demonstrators rally despite crackdown
Friday protests across the nation, a day after Assad announces political concessions and US says he has lost legitimacy.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2011 11:55 GMT
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